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Art Collector Repeats in Alydar

Fri, 2022-08-05 18:42
Bruce Lunsford's Kentucky homebred Art Collector proved to be too much for his four rivals as he repeated in the $135,000 Alydar Stakes at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 4.

Espinoza's Journey to 'Find the Right Babies'

Fri, 2022-08-05 18:42
Justique went last-to-first to break her maiden and afterwards drew comparisons to the great Zenyatta, all under the guidance of Victor Espinoza.

Rulings Issued Against Jockeys for Non-Compliant Crops

Fri, 2022-08-05 18:42
Under HISA rules, stewards began issuing rulings Aug. 1 against jockeys for use of riding crops not compliant with HISA specifications. Thirteen violations took place at Arizona Downs Monday and one at Prairie Meadows.

Tepin's Upcoming Induction Inspires Memories for Casse

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
A Hall of Fame trainer in both Canada and the United States, Mark Casse is soon to have also been the conditioner of a Hall of Fame horse.

Classic Causeway Seeks G1 Follow-Up in Saratoga Derby

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
His first try on grass produced an upset win for Classic Causeway. Trainer Kenny McPeek hopes his horse can do it again in the Saratoga Derby at Saratoga Race Course.

Rich Strike Maturing Ahead of Travers

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
RED TR-Racing's Rich Strike will attempt to stake his claim for 3-year-old championship honors in the Aug. 27 Travers Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.

Plans in Motion to Bring Racing Back to Massachusetts

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Along with Armand Janjigian, a longtime Thoroughbred owner and breeder in Massachusetts, Richard Fields is planning to develop a new racetrack and restore live racing in the state under the banner of Commonwealth Racing.

Owner-Breeder Lady Butter Dies at 97

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Prominent owner-breeder Lady Butter, a personal friend of the Queen, who attended her wedding, has died aged 97.

Penn National Gaming Rebrands as PENN Entertainment

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
The publicly traded racetrack and casino owner formerly known as Penn National Gaming has rebranded as PENN Entertainment.

Whitmore Adjusts to Life as a Retired Racehorse

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Whitmore, a 9-year-old gelding, is adjusting to his new life as a retired racehorse. The 2020 Eclipse Award-winning male sprinter is healthy and happy says trainer/co-owner Ron Moquett.

Round Table Conference Speaker Bios, Agenda Now Online

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Please be advised that the full agenda for the 2022 Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing, including speaker bios, is now published in The Jockey Club's Resources section at jockeyclub.com.

Tattersalls October Book 1 Unveiled, Top Class Quality

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
An outstanding catalog for Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale has been released, with full or half-siblings to 61 classic/group 1 winners and 223 group or listed scorers among 549 lots on offer.

Secretariat, Pucker Up on Hiatus to Preserve CD Turf

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Churchill Downs has placed the $300,000 Secretariat Stakes (G2T) and the $200,000 Pucker Up Stakes (G3T) on hiatus, and will run the Arlington Million (G1T) and Beverly D. Stakes (G1T) in two different running lanes Aug. 13.

Equibase.com Expands Leaders-by-Track Lists

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Equibase Company has expanded the availability of its free leaders-by-track data on equibase.com. Initially available for the most recent past two meets per racetrack, the leaders-by-track listings are now available for every past meet back to 2000. 

Stay Order Releases Steam in HISA-Jockeys' Guild Uproar

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
On the evening of Aug. 3, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted an administrative stay of enforcement of a preliminary injunction entered against the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority late last week.

Louisiana Cup Day Held Aug. 6 at Louisiana Downs

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Kevin Preston, the president and owner of Louisiana Downs Racetrack looks forward to welcoming Louisiana horsemen, fans, and key lawmakers Aug. 6 for Louisiana Cup Day, the marquee racing event of the annual Thoroughbred racing season. 

Shedaresthedevil Looks for Second Clement L. Hirsch Win

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
The Churchill Downs shipper could join Azeri, Zenyatta, and Stellar Wind in an exclusive club.

Hutter, Wife of Trainer Weaver, Continues to Improve

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Trainer George Weaver wins the final race at Saratoga Aug. 3 but his thoughts continue to be with his wife, Cindy Hutter, who was injured in a riding accident in early July.

Matareya Looms Large in Test Stakes

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Riding a four-race win streak for trainer Brad Cox, Godolphin homebred Matareya chases a fifth victory and another at the top level Aug. 6 in the Test Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.

Smile Happy Gets Checked Out in Lexington

Thu, 2022-08-04 18:38
Smile Happy will need some time off after getting a complete check-up at Rood & Riddle in Lexington. The son of Runhappy will have a month off and then get reevaluated.

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